infield out


Definition of infield out

: a ground ball on which the batter is put out by an infielder

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With Reyes later on third with one down, Albers hung on for the save by retiring the next two hitters on infield outs. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers 4, Pirates 3: Strong pitching, favorable obstruction play prove to be the difference," 6 Aug. 2019 Left fielder Bob Bescher led off the Reds’ first inning with a single, moved to third on a single and scored on an infield out. Mark Schmetzer,, "Top Cincinnati Reds games: No. 31 – Redland Field opened with 10-6 win over Chicago Cubs," 10 July 2019 The Giants added two more on Pablo Sandoval’s infield out and Vogt’s sacrifice fly. Henry Schulman,, "Giants’ Bumgarner not at his best, but offense gets him a no-decision," 15 June 2019 Two more scored on Pablo Sandoval's infield out and Vogt's sacrifice fly. Henry Schulman,, "Welcome to Vogtville — catcher’s two triples lead Giants in big comeback win," 15 June 2019 Buchholz was staked to a 1-0 lead when the Diamondbacks worked in a run with singles by Jarrod Dyson and Nick Ahmed and an infield out by Jeff Mathis. Wallace Matthews, New York Times, "Rosario and Cabrera Power Mets to a Sweep of Diamondbacks," 20 May 2018 The Tigers managed to get runners to second and third base against the left-hander, but Erickson stranded them with a pair of strikeouts and an infield out. Kirk Kenney,, "Aztecs fall short against LSU in 6-4 loss at NCAA Regionals," 1 June 2018 Los Angeles scored its runs on a double-play grounder, an infield out and a wild pitch–no run-producing hits. Tom Verducci,, "The Astros' Houston-Strong Home Field Advantage May Deliver World Series Crown," 28 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of infield out

1926, in the meaning defined above

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